Forgotten Populations

Racial, Ethnic, and Gender Health Care Disparities

Authored by: Adam K. Matz

Routledge Handbook on Offenders with Special Needs

Print publication date:  May  2018
Online publication date:  May  2018

Print ISBN: 9781138648180
eBook ISBN: 9781315626574
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781315626574-26

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Abstract

All patients, regardless of race, ethnic origin, gender, nationality, primary language, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, cultural background, age, disability, or religion, deserve high-quality health care. As our society increasingly becomes racially and ethnically diverse, physicians and other health care professionals need to acknowledge the cultural, informational, and linguistic needs of their patients.

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